Julio Teheran vs Jeff Locke Tilt Ends in Atlanta 6-4 Win
Atlanta grabbed a 6-4 win over Pittsburgh on Thursday, as Anthony Varvaro was credited with a win at PNC Park.
Atlanta was favored by -108 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Atlanta got 5 innings from Julio Teheran, who gave up 4 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 4. Anthony Varvaro earned the victory, while the Braves got 2 RBIs from Chris Johnson in the win.
Pittsburgh got a 4 2/3-inning outing from Jeff Locke in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 4 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Travis Snider had 2 hits in the loss for the Pirates.
The battle of the bats favored Atlanta as they had 10 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 7.
The game was closed out by Craig Kimbrel who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 3 batters to earn the save.